Category Archives: Queenie Cockett

Born May Annie Doris Cockett, any posts concerning Queenie

My last throw of the dice

Writing this blog has been the best thing I did in a long time. It has connected me to many second and third cousins and friends that I had lost touch with. But I wonder if there comes a time … Continue reading

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The Similarity Between my Mother and Grandmother

It has been noted before that my mother, Enid May Howells bore a close resemblance to her mother, Queenie Cockett. Here are another couple of photographs that show the continuing similarity as they grew up.           … Continue reading

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Mothering Sunday

Today is Mother’s Day, and it makes me look backwards and forwards at the same time as I think of my mother, as well as my own children and being so thankful for them. I got out some old photographs of … Continue reading

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Some things about me you didn’t know – and probably didn’t want to know

Many thanks to Maddy for the Sunshine Blogger Award. https://asoldasyoufeel.wordpress.com/2015/10/12/sunshine-blogger-award/ In order to fulfil my obligations I must answer the three questions put to me: Who is your favourite author?  Oh my, this is too difficult for someone who loves … Continue reading

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Don’t Quote Me on That

“Having courage doesn’t mean that we are unafraid. Having courage and showing courage mean we face our fears. We are able to say ‘I have fallen but I will get up.’” Maya Angelou For today’s writing 101 task we are … Continue reading

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Challenge Yourself

  Blogging 101 Day Four Oh dear, I suppose it had to happen. The assignment that I couldn’t do. There are two parts to the task for today, the first is to publish a post you’d like your ideal audience … Continue reading

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Queenie and Doll

When searching on line for family descendants it is very easy to give up too soon.  So I thought I would encourage you, and tell you to persist and to enjoy the journey of finding someone. The advice always given … Continue reading

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An Archdeacon in the Family

One of the main things I love about ancestry.co.uk is the feature that enables you to post your family tree online and then to make contact with people searching for the same people you’re looking for. I contacted someone who … Continue reading

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Why do you look back?

Family History is big business these days, there are a plethora of magazines, websites, blogs and books on the subject. With the age of the Internet it is now easier than ever to type a name into a search engine … Continue reading

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Adoption and Naming – Detective Work

On the weekend I welcomed some family into my home for a get-together. My children were here to meet my mother’s cousin Ron and his family. We had a wonderful time as you can see here: We had met previously … Continue reading

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